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Higher Nationals in Creative Media Production

Overview
The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Creative Media Production are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of Creative Media Production and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in Creative Media Production. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of Creative Media Production, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Creative
Media Production give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.

Outcome
On successful completion of this course you can continue with an employment or use the HNC or HND as entry to apply for other Higher Education qulifications. You can apply to university to complete a degree in a related subject; entry to the degree may be at Year 2 or Year 3 dependent upon the university and degree programme.This qualification can also be used to support a job application within computing or a related profession.

Entry Requirements
You will typically have one of the following;
• A BTEC Level 3 or other Level 3 qualification in a related subject with at least one merit in the final grade profile
• A minimum of 2 A Levels with one in a related subject at grade C or above
• Access to HE with relevant options
• GCSE grade c or equivalent
• Extensive relevant work experience - mature learners who have extensive work experience and/or professional qualifications in a related industry are welcome to apply

If you do not hold GCSE maths at grade C or above then it is strongly recommended that you study these before starting on a Higher National programme, both to support your study and to allow you to progress to higher education.

Following your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further.

Content
To gain HNC qualification you will study total eight (mandatory and optional)units which will develop your skills and knwoledge in the specialist subjects.

Individual Project
Creative Media Industry
Professional Practice
Interview & Presentation Techniques
Film & Television Practices
Film & Video Editing
Light & Sound
Film Studies

Assessment
The Higher National units are assessed internally. You will be graded for each individual unit with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. You may be assessed in a number of different ways, such as presentations, written reports and practical tasks.

Awarding Body
Pearson BTEC

Duration
The HNC is for one academic year which can be followed by the HND for a further academic year. You will be expected to attend lectures at Macclesfield College for a minimum of 12 hours each week with additional work placements.

Additional Information
You will need to provide a portofio of previous creative work for your interview


Course information code: MPA-35-17  

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